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Ajinomoto Co., Inc. (2802.T)

Tokyo - Tokyo Delayed Price. Currency in JPY
4,252.00-22.00 (-0.51%)
At close: 03:15PM JST

Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

15-1, Kyobashi 1-chome
Tokyo 104-8315
81 3 5250 8111

Sector(s)Consumer Defensive
IndustryPackaged Foods
Full Time Employees34,198

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Taro FujieRepresentative Exec. Officer, Pres, CEO & DirectorN/AN/A1961
Mr. Saburosuke Suzuki IIFounderN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Tetsuya NakanoExec. Officer, VP and In Charge of Fin. & Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Chika MorishimaExec. Officer and In charge of Sustainability & CommunicationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Jiro SakamotoExec Officer, VP, GM of NA Div and Pres of Ajinomoto Health & Nutrition NA Inc.N/AN/AN/A
Mr. Takayuki KodaExec. Officer, Sr. VP, Chief Digital Officer & Chief Transformation OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Narutoshi FukaseExec. Officer, VP and Deputy GM of Food Products Division & Supervision of Food Products SalesN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Junichiro KojimaExec. Officer, VP & GM of Institute of Food Sciences and TechnologiesN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Yoshiteru MasaiExec. Officer, Sr. VP & GM of Food Products DivisionN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Tatsuya SasakiExec. Officer, Sr. VP, GM of Global Corp. & Corp. Service Division and DirectorN/AN/AN/A
Amounts are as of and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in JPY.


Ajinomoto Co., Inc. engages in the seasonings and foods, frozen foods, and healthcare and other businesses in Japan and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Seasonings and Foods; Frozen Foods; and Healthcare and Others. The Seasonings and Foods segment offers sauces and seasonings products under the AJI-NO-MOTO, HON-DASHI, Cook Do, Ajinomoto KK Consommé, Pure Select Mayonnaise, Ros Dee, Masako, Aji-ngon, Sazón, Sajiku, and CRISPY FRY names; and solutions and ingredients to consumer foods and food service industries. This segment also provides instant noodles under the Knorr Cup Soup and YumYum names; coffee under the Birdy and Blendy brands; powdered drink under the Birdy 3in1 name; MAXIM products; Chyotto Zeitakuna Kohiten products; and gift sets and office supplies comprising coffee vending machines, tea servers, etc. The Frozen Foods segment offers Chinese dumplings, cooked rice, noodles, desserts, shumai, processed chicken, and other products. The Healthcare and Other segment provides amino acids to various industries, such as pharmaceuticals and foods; sports nutrition products; and personal care ingredients, as well as engages in the provision of contract manufacturing services for pharmaceutical intermediates and active ingredients, and sterile products. This segment also offers Ajinomoto Build-up Film, an interlayer insulating material for semiconductor packages; food and drink products under the Glyna, Amino Aile, and amino VITAL names; and functional materials. The company was founded in 1909 and is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

Corporate Governance

Ajinomoto Co., Inc.’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of January 1, 2023 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 1; Shareholder Rights: 4; Compensation: 1.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.